Derna is a commune in northeastern Bihor County
Bihor County
Bihor is a county of Romania, in Crişana, with capital city at Oradea. Together with Hajdú-Bihar County in Hungary it constitutes the Biharia Euroregion.-Demographics:...

, Romania
Romania is a country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeastern Europe, on the Lower Danube, within and outside the Carpathian arch, bordering on the Black Sea...

, 50 km from the county seat, Oradea
Oradea is the capital city of Bihor County, in the Crișana region of north-western Romania. The city has a population of 204,477, according to the 2009 estimates. The wider Oradea metropolitan area has a total population of 245,832.-Geography:...

 and 35 km from Marghita
Marghita is a city in Bihor County, Romania. It administers two villages, Cheţ and Ghenetea .-History:The name appears to be derived from the name "Margit" , Saint Margaret the patron of a local church. The first time it was used in a document was in 1216...

. It borders the communes of Popeşti
Popesti, Bihor
Popeşti is a commune in Bihor County, northwestern Romania with a population of 8,547 people. It is composed of seven villages: Bistra, Budoi, Cuzap, Popeşti, Varviz, Vărzari and Voivozi....

, Chişlaz
Chişlaz is a commune in Bihor County, northwestern Romania with a population of 3,341 people. It is composed of seven villages: Chiraleu, Chişlaz, Hăuceşti, Mişca, Pocluşa de Barcău, Sărsig and Sânlazăr....

, Brusturi
Brusturi, Bihor
Brusturi is a commune in Bihor County, northwestern Romania with a population of 4,238 people. It is composed of eight villages: Brusturi, Cuieşd, Loranta, Orvişele, Păuleşti, Picleu, Ţigăneştii de Criş and Varasău....

 and Spinuş
Spinuş is one of the smallest communes in Bihor county, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Ciuleşti , Gurbeşti , Nădar , Sălişte and Spinuş....

. It is composed of five villages: Derna, Dernişoara, Sacalasău, Sacalasău Nou and Tria.


The commune has a population of 3,020 people, the majority of whom are Romanians
The Romanians are an ethnic group native to Romania, who speak Romanian; they are the majority inhabitants of Romania....

. There is, however, a Hungarian and Slovak
The Slovaks, Slovak people, or Slovakians are a West Slavic people that primarily inhabit Slovakia and speak the Slovak language, which is closely related to the Czech language.Most Slovaks today live within the borders of the independent Slovakia...

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